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Nagra (National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste) is the Swiss technical competence centre in the field of deep geological disposal of radioactive waste.

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Surface infrastructure for deep geological repositories

09.05.2019

Nagra’s proposals as the basis for discussing further collaboration with the regions

Start of the deep borehole campaign: Nagra starts a deep borehole in Bülach

15.04.2019

Nagra started drilling a deep borehole in Bülach today. This is the first of a series of deep boreholes aimed at completing the overall picture of the underground.

Nagra submits a supplementary application for a deep borehole in Nördlich Lägern

24.01.2019

Nagra has submitted a further application for a deep borehole in the Nördlich Lägern siting region, bringing the total number of applications to 23.

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What exactly is radioactivity and how can we protect ourselves from it? (subtitles in english)

What exactly is radioactivity? How can we protect ourselves from radioactivity? We hear these questions very often at trade fairs or school events. Answers to this can be found in our new animated explanatory film on "radioactivity". Learn more about the different types and sources of radiation in three minutes.

More information on the disposal of radioactive waste can be found on our blog: www.nagra-blog.ch

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